Iowa: Farm Nutrient Runoff Worse, Despite 5-Year Reduction Strategy – DTN

🕔Jun 4, 2018While state officials and others in Iowa celebrated the five-year anniversary of the state’s voluntary nutrient reduction strategy this past week, a study from the University of Iowa shows the […]

Nutrient Runoff in Mississippi River: Specific Strategies Compared in Study

🕔Jan 23, 2018Every summer, the Gulf of Mexico is flooded with excess nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater treatment plants and farm fields along the Mississippi River basin. And every summer, those nutrients […]

Nutrient Runoff: Progress Slow on Handling Mississippi River Dead Zone – DTN

🕔Nov 8, 2017Though the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico has continued to expand in recent years, a report by a Mississippi River basin taskforce to Congress shows basin states are […]

Nitrate Runoff: Bioreactors Ready for the Big Time

🕔Apr 26, 2016Last summer, the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone” spanned more than 6,400 square miles, more than three times the size it should have been, according to the Gulf Hypoxia Task […]

Nutrient Runoff Reduction Is a Slow Process – DTN

🕔Feb 12, 2015It’s going to take longer to reduce the size of the “Dead Zone” in the Gulf of Mexico. The Hypoxia Task Force for the Mississippi/Atchafalaya River Basin has moved back […]

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